This video is the final assignment for the course on Social Media and Open Education. Enjoy it!
Since I will be taking one more course with Dr. Couros, stay tuned for the upcoming blog posts in January 2018.
In the meantime, you can find me on Twitter. :)
I really like the idea of visualizing my students’ answers to specific questions and using those answers to start a discussion. Every semester I create opportunities for self-assessment and program evaluation.
This week, I will be doing a program debrief with my students, and I decided to use Mentimeter for the first time. Continue reading “Two-way communication in the classroom: My first Menti”
[You can read part 1 of this series on TED-Ed here, and part 2 here.]
After learning so many great things about TED-Ed, I believe it is important to understand the usage policy of these TED-Ed lessons.
TED Talks are under a Creative Commons License. This means we can share TED Talks on blogs (if sharing TED Talks is not the main purpose of the blog) with a visible link back to TED.com. We are also encouraged to stream TED Talks in classrooms for discussions and share links to TED.com on class platforms.
TED-Ed Usage Policy
TED-Ed animations (videos) are made available through Continue reading “Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 3)”
[You can read part 1 of this series on TED-Ed here.]
Yesterday, we learned that TED-Ed is one branch of TED. We also learned that TED-Ed’s main goal is to offer animated video lessons for use by educators in the classrooms. Let’s explore this concept a bit further today.
Evaluating one TED-Ed Lesson as a learning resource
I chose the TED-Ed Lesson on how sleeping is important for our memory. Continue reading “Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 2)”
This post is the first of a series on TED-Ed: an open learning resource:
PART 1 – TED, TEDx, and TED-Ed
PART 2 – Inside and out of a TED-Ed lesson
PART 2 – TED-Ed as an open resource for teaching
We use lots of TED Talks in our program to discuss academic success strategies with our adult students academically at risk. However, I rarely search for videos on the TED-Ed website; I remember using two TED-Ed videos only by now. I usually search for TED Talks by topic. So, I decided to take a better look at TED-Ed.
What is TED and how it started?
Continue reading “Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 1)”